Managing staff and navigating the complexities of employment law can be a headache for many employers and the implications of getting things wrong can be high.

Ensuring that you never put a foot wrong, Shield is a fixed-fee employment law and HR advisory service which will give you access to expert advice, template documents and training.

Whatever your HR issue, we will give you a step-by-step guide so that you understand what to do and when to do it, giving you the peace of mind that your business is protected from claims.

How does it work?

For a monthly fee, you get:

  • An initial, free written compliance audit of your employment contracts and HR policies

  • Unlimited access to our HR and employment law hotline for advice when you need it

  • Access to our library of over 100 template HR documents and the freedom to amend as you wish. These include:

    • Recruitment – sample job offer letters, job descriptions & person specifications;

    • Disciplinary & grievance issues – letters of invitation to meetings, outcome letters and appeal letters;

    • Redundancy – redundancy calculator tool, selection matrix, consultation letters

    • Managing ill-health – requests for medical reports, consent forms and outcome letters

    • TUPE – information and consultation compliance letters

  • Access to our training and guidance notes on common HR issues such as:

    • handling disciplinary issues

    • making redundancies

    • managing working from home

    • dealing with sickness absence

  • Representation and defence if you face an Employment Tribunal claim (if you take our optional insurance)

Why choose Shield?

  • Flexibility – you will not be tied in to a fixed term contract which means that you can walk away at any time

  • Expert advice – you will be dealing with a specialist employment law solicitor with 25 years’ experience not a call centre

  • Access – you will have unlimited access to our HR advice hotline. It does not matter how many times you call us

  • Cost certainty – we will agree a fixed fee with you, so there will be no unexpected bills

  • Relationships – we will take the time to understand your business so that we can provide commercial advice that meets your objectives

  • Protection – our optional Employment Practices insurance policy can cover legal costs, compensation and settlements arising from disputes with employees

  • Knowledge  - you will get subscription to our regular email updates on changes to employment law issues that affect you

How much does it cost?

  • The cost of Shield depends on the size of your business and your budget. Fees start from £145 plus VAT per month based on 10 employees.

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